Columbia Bank Residential Lending offers the same competitive products and rates as national banks, but with personal attention and expertise from local lenders you know and trust. We’re here to help you with the most important investment you'll likely ever make: your home.
Lorry Gilbreath is a loan originator and mortgage banker with many years of experience in the residential lending industry. She covers the Peninsula, Tacoma and Seattle regions and works with the Columbia Bank Wealth Management Teams. Lorry travels throughout the area to meet with customers to discuss their lending needs and makes a priority of understanding her client’s expectations and financial goals when originating or refinancing their residential loan. You can depend on her to do the research and obtain the best terms and rates.
Lorry is a recipient of the Diamond Club Award and 5.0 Perfect Mystery Shop Award for customer service. She has also been awarded Top Producer 2008 to current date. Lorry has been actively involved with the Boys and Girls Club since 2008 serving on the Advisory Board of Directors. She also serves with her husband in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. With home mortgage rates at historic lows, Lorry believes this is the perfect time to refinance your current mortgage or buy a new home.
In her position as a residential loan officer at Columbia Bank, Kim Grayson considers it an honor to assist her clients in financing what is often the most important investment of their lifetime. She serves our Skagit, Island and Whatcom county areas, and is happy to travel to meet clients in person, adding convenience and personalized service to the lending process.
With nearly 30 years of experience in the industry, Kim is a trusted advisor, offering knowledge and guidance when purchasing or refinancing a home. The foundation for Kim’s philosophy is to always do what is best for her customers. She works closely with her clients to understand their needs and expectations, creating a unified and successful relationship.
Kim has been active for many years in her community, including involvement with local chambers of commerce, the Skagit Island County Builder Association, and the North Puget Sound Association of Realtors.
Bryan Rivas, Vice President, Premier Residential Loan Officer and Program Manager, provides residential loan product guidance to Columbia clients including matching products to needs, detailed counsel, and purchase preparation for a quality experience and efficient close.
Bryan treats every customer’s loan as if it were his own and truly listens to their goals and objectives, then helps them weigh the pros and cons of each option that will address their financial needs. Bryan greatly believes in providing financial education that puts his client in the best position to make an informed choice related to their loan options.
Bryan is a veteran banker with more than nine years experience and was also an account executive for a national wholesale mortgage company specializing in community bank accounts in Washington, Idaho and Oregon. He is also active in his community including volunteering with Imagine Housing, Bellevue LifeSpring’s Adopt-A-Family and Washington Women In Need.
With nearly 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Nicole possesses a wealth of knowledge in all facets of retail and community banking. Her financial services background spans from Branch Manager, Business Banking, Wealth Management, Title and Escrow. Nicole understands the life cycle of a mortgage and helps her clients thru counsel and purchase preparation for seamless and efficient experience.
Nicole is active in the Community and currently serves as a board member for Asian Counsel and Referral Services (ACRS) and was a program chair for Executive Development Institute. She is a former board member of Community in Schools of Federal Way and has served as committee member for Go Red for Women, Tacoma Symphony, Lao Heritage Foundation, and she is a graduate of Executive Development Institute.
Nicole was born in Laos and grew up in the Puget Sound region. She and her husband currently live in Federal Way with their two dogs. In their spare time, they enjoy exploring the beautiful PNW and the world.
Jerry Holman, Residential Loan Officer at Columbia Bank serving Western Washington, is dedicated to client service through honest and easy to understand counsel. His goal is to provide quality residential lending service to customers and co-workers, by informing, educating, gathering and processing information while communicating to all parties the progress of the loan from start to successful closing and beyond.
Jerry’s approach to the loan process is to work with clients to build deep relationships through timely communication that is simple and actionable. His specialty is residential purchase lending, refinancing and construction lending.
Jerry is a veteran banker, having invested over 25 years as a loan officer, loan department manager and branch manager. In addition to his professional career, he has always been active in his community including leadership positions and membership in the Washington State Science Olympiad, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, and his church.
Jerry is also a proud Washington State University alumn.
Shelly Parrish is a loan officer for Columbia Bank, specializing in residential lending. Her area of expertise and background spans banking and title escrow, allowing her to understand the entire mortgage process. She enjoys working with first-time home buyers, including military personnel throughout Pierce, King and Thurston Counties.
Respect is paramount to Shelly, who emphasizes the importance of individualized customer relationships. She enjoys working with all borrowers to assist them with their unique needs, whether they are purchasing or refinancing. Shelly believes strong relationships provide immeasurable strength within society and by serving customers well, the community thrives along with Columbia Bank.
As a residential mortgage consultant, Wanda assists the residents of Washington, Multnomah, Clackamas and Lincoln counties, and helps determine the best residential home loan options available to them. Communication is her number one goal, and Wanda is an expert in being honest and detailed on how to make it all happen.
With over 26 years of banking experience, Wanda offers her customers unparalleled knowledge and expertise in every aspect of the lending process. She provides clear explanations of the specifics on residential loans, which makes her ideal when working with first-time home buyers.
Wanda graduated from Hillsboro High School, and still has deep roots in her Oregon hometown. Both she and her husband contribute time to their community. Wanda’s husband coached baseball in Hillsboro for the past 25 years, and the couple still provides their services and support to the local Hillsboro schools.
As a mortgage loan consultant, Trisha provides residential mortgage lending expertise to customers in the Southwest Oregon region. Her clients come from a range of local communities such as Canby, Woodburn, Molalla, Silverton and Newberg.
Trisha believes that being open, honest and providing each client personalized attention makes for the most successful loan process. No two clients are the same, and with nearly 10 years of experience, Trisha believes building and maintaining trusting relationships is the cornerstone of her position.
Trisha currently volunteers her time to the Canby Booster Club and Canby youth football, lacrosse and basketball teams.
As Residential Loan Officer, Mellisa is responsible for the growth and development of new and existing relationships in the Central Oregon region. With a focus of building strong customer and community relationships, she strives to provide a positive experience with each customer interaction and dedicates her time to various community organizations.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Portland State University with a specialization in marketing and accounting. She has held various positions in the financial services industry, bringing nearly 16 years of expertise to her position at Columbia.
As a supporter of the Redmond community, Mellisa volunteers her time with various 4-H and FFA activities, is a volunteer coordinator for the Crook County Fair, and is involved with the Oregon High School Equestrian Team. She also currently serves as an ambassador for the Redmond Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Redmond Kiwanis. Her past involvement includes serving as an ambassador for the Crook County Chamber of Commerce and an ambassador for the Bend Chamber of Commerce.
Marc D’Andrea brings 14 years of banking and mortgage lending experience to Columbia Bank as a Residential Loan Officer, based in Coeur d’Alene. He serves Kootenai County, Shoshone County, as well as handling select business sourced from Columbia Bank branches in Clarkston and Colfax.
As a trusted advisor, Marc works closely with clients to find personalized, tailored solutions to meet their needs. He believes that his expertise can tie the entire mortgage process together for his clients, from application to close. Prior to joining Columbia Bank, Marc was a residential loan officer with Panhandle State Bank and Wells Fargo Bank.
Currently, Marc is actively involved with the North Idaho Building Contractors Association (NIBCA). He is a graduate of Saint Mary’s College in California.
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